The University of Alabama: Crime & Safety

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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The University of Alabama is a public school in Tuscaloosa, Alabama with about 33,500 students and 5,970 employees.

Our Safety Report for this school is based on the US Department of Education 2014 public data sets for various categories of violent and non-violent crimes committed both on-campus and off-campus over the last three years.

Safety Evaluation

According to our analysis of the government numbers, The University of Alabama is a relatively dangerous place to be in. American School Search gives this school grade "D" on safety.

From our perception of the data, there are certain problems with forcible sex offenses and aggravated assaults.

Campus Safety: The University of Alabama and Nearby Schools

The University of Alabama Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at The University of Alabama in 2011 - 2013

Alleged criminal offenses reported to campus security authorities and/or local police
Does not necessarily reflect prosecutions or convictions for crime


Type of Crime or Arrest
On-campus
Off-campus
Crime Chance*

Murder
0
0
0.0%

Neglient Manslaughter
0
0
0.0%

Forcible Sex Offense
19
0
0.2%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
0
0.0%

Robbery
15
0
0.2%

Aggravated Assault
13
0
0.2%

Burglary
157
1
0.7%

Motor Vehicle Theft
11
0
0.2%

Arson
6
0
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
5
0
0.1%

Drug Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

Liquor Law Violation
41
0
0.3%

* Crime Chance is American School Search's subjective and approximate estimate for a student's chance of experiencing this crime during their study at The University of Alabama based on the present enrollment, past crime history, current crime trend, and an assumption that the school reports accurate numbers to the government. Safety Grade is American School Search's subjective evaluation of The University of Alabama campus safety based on the same criteria and assumption.

Need to File a Complaint?

If you have been discriminated or abused at The University of Alabama, or you believe that this college underreports campus crime statistics, then please consider filing a complaint with US Department of Education.

As of May 1st, 2014, fifty five colleges are under investigation for possible violations of federal law over the handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints. Many of those schools are frequent guests in our exclusive 100 Most Dangerous Colleges list.

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